March 2, 1938

NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION

CCF

Mr. COLDWELL:

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

1. Who were the members of the National Employment Commission?

2. What salary did each receive in 1936, and 1937?

3. What expenses did each receive in 1936, and 1937?

4. What other emoluments, if any, did each receive during the years 1936, and 1937?

5. What was the total expenditure on account of this commission during the years 1936, and 1937?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION
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LIB

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Labour)

Liberal

1. Arthur B. Purvis, chairman, Montreal, Quebec; A. N. McLean, Saint John, New Brunswick; Alfred Marois, Quebec, P. Q.; Tom Moore, vice-chairman, Ottawa, Ontario; Mrs. Mary M. Sutherland, Wells, British Columbia; W. A. Mackintosh, Kingston, Ontario; E. J. Young, Dummer, Saskatchewan.

2. The commissioners were not in receipt of a salary, except Commissioner Moore whilst performing the duties of vice-chairman.

Fiscal year 1936-37 (March).. .. $ 641 25 Fiscal year 1937-38 6,750 00

3. Fiscal year Fiscal year

1936-37 1937-38

Arthur B. Purvis Nil NilA. N. McLean $1,547 16 $1,311 39Alfred Marois

Tom Moore (travelling 892 85 389 10expenses only)

Mrs. Mary M. Suther- 275 75 334 20land 2.706 63 2,243 11W. A. Mackintosh.. .. 1,017 58 593 88E. J. Young 2,110 20 408 60Note: The above expenses consisted of travelling expenses. 4. A remuneration at the rate of $20 a day while engaged on the work of the commission (P.C. No. 1140, 13th May, 1936). The follow- ing amounts were received:- Fiscal-year Fiscal year 1936-37 1937-38Arthur B. Purvis . .. Nil NilA. N. McLean . .. Nil NilAlfred Marois .. S2.489 SI,040Mrs. Mary M. Sutherland.. 4,845 4,600W. A. Mackintosh.. .. .. 1,786 1,280E. J. Young 620

Note : Commissioner Moore from June, 1936, to 28th February, 1937, received salary as employment and social insurance commissioner to the amount of S6.432.50.

5. 1936-37 1937-38

National Employment Commission $88,966 93 $72,413 80 National Employment Commission,

registration branch 58,602 79 75,512 14

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   NATIONAL EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION
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CAMBRIDGE, N.B., LANDING FIELD

CON

Mr. BROOKS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) What money was expended on the

emergency air-landing field at Cambridge, Queens county, New Brunswick, in the year 1937; (b) who was in charge of the work;

(e) what are the names of the men employed, and the amounts received by each?

2. (a) How many buildings were sold off the said property, and to whom; (b) what amount was received in each ease?

3. (a) What amount was received for standing grass sold off the said property; (b) was the grass sold by tender, and, if not, why?

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Subtopic:   CAMBRIDGE, N.B., LANDING FIELD
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LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. (a) $344.40.

(b) E. C. Percy, district airway engineer,

Moncton, N.B.

(c) Cambridge, N.B.

Survey work Classified labourers

Name Amount

John Austin Labour $55.80

Topographical Survey

Russell Perry "

54.60Gordon Perry "

55.80Garfield Fowler "

58.20

T. Kelly, part time caretaker, 12

months at $10 120.00

2. 27 buildings were sold through the salvage board:

Buildings Purchaser

1 Guest house E. C. Percy. Moncton, N.B

1 Old oil house James N. McLaughlin, Mill Cove, N.B...1 Tool house Ottie Deware, Cody, N.B 1 Foreman's quarters Thos. E. Kelly, Mill Cove 1 Stable 11 Store room [Tom Kelly, White's Point, NJ3 1 Cooler J1 Ablution room Miss Elizabeth Kelly, Mill Cove 1 Bunkhouse No. 5 Roy Ferris, department authorized disposal without charge 1 Bunkhouse Harold Springer, White's Cove, NJB 1 Dining room A. L. Gunter. White's Cove, N.B 1 Store and ration room.. ..S. Appleby, Narrows Cove, N.B 1 Kitchen S. Appleby, Narrows Cove, N.B 1 Cooks sleeping quarters ..S. Appleby, Narrows Cove, N.B 1 Bunkhouse C. R. Starkey. Cody's, N.B 1 Bunkhouse Frank B. Starkey, Cody's, N.B 1 Bunkhouse Emerson Farris, Cambridge, N.B 1 Recreation room Emerson Farris, Cambridge, N.B 1 Cooler Medley Wood, Mill Cove, N.B 1 Blacksmith shop Merritt Appleby 1 Garage Cambridge, Queen 1 Hospital Clarence W. Barton, Mill Cove 1 Toilet Clarence W. Barton, Mill Cove 1 Toilet Clarence W. Barton, Mill Cove 1 Pump house Clarence W. Barton, Mill Cove 1 Water power building.. ..Emerson Ferris, Cambridge 1 Icehouse Emerson Ferris, Cambridge Salvage Amount minute $20.00 9,95221.52 9.97815.00 9.97710.00 10,01110.001 2.00 10,0122.00 20.00 9,994no value 10,213 5.00 10,22420.00 10,2174.75 4.75 10,2232.00 2.00' 10,2182.00 10,21611.00 10,22516.00 r10.00 10,226

4.00

4.00 20.00'

1.00 1.00

10.00

2.00

1.00

10,239

10,272

3. (a) S20; (b) Yes. Calls for tenders were posted in Cambridge, Jemseg, and on the airport.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CAMBRIDGE, N.B., LANDING FIELD
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IMPORTATIONS OF ASPARAGUS

CON

Frank Exton Lennard

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LENNARD:

What was the value of the asparagus, both fresh and canned, imported into Canada from the United States during the calendar years 1935, 1936 and 1937?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTATIONS OF ASPARAGUS
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LIB

William Daum Euler (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

Mr. EULER:

Asparagus in cans Calendar Asparagus, or other air-tight years fresh containers

$ $

1935

68,124 27,7651936

145,033 49,1361937

101,589 21.399

Questions

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMPORTATIONS OF ASPARAGUS
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HOG PRODUCTION, GRADING AND EXPORT

CON

Mr. McGREGOR:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many hogs were slaughtered in Canada in each of the three years 1935, 1936, and 1937?

2. How many hogs in each year were officially graded: (a) on the hoof; (b) on the rail?

3. How many in each year were classed as selects ?

4. What percentage of the kill in each year was exported to Great Britain as: (a) Wiltshire sides; (b) hams; (c) box cuts?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOG PRODUCTION, GRADING AND EXPORT
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LIB

Mr. GARDINER: (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

1. Inspected slaughtering of hogs:

1935 2,805,825

1936 3,562,534

1937 3,802,141

Wiltshires

1935 79,126,105

1936 93.644,513

1937 115,084.817

Percentage of inspected slaughtering of hogs exported to Great Britain. On the basis of 120 pounds of bacon to a hog, bacon exports were equivalent to live hogs as follows: Pounds

1935.. .. 121,325,616=1,011,046 live hogs1936.. .. 160,955,112=1,341,292 " "1937.. .. 192,757,163=1,606,309 " "

Inspected slaughterings equivalent in live hogs exported:

Percentage of total kill exported

1935 36 %

1936 37-6%

1937 42-2%

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   HOG PRODUCTION, GRADING AND EXPORT
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CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION-RADIO LICENCES

CON

Mr. LAWSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What were the total number of radio licences issued for the current year as of December 31, 1937?

2. What net amount of money 'was received by the Department of Transport (after deduction of commissions, etc.), from the issue of such licences?

3. W hat amount was paid to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in respect of radio licence fees during the calendar year 1937 or during the fiscal year commencing April 1, 1937, to date?

2. Number of hogs officially graded:

(a) Live (b) Carcass

graded graded

1935.. ., . 2,831,479 115,2091936.. . . 3,297,973 447,4931937.. . 2,923,769 1,002,5413. Number of hogs officially graded as select alive or "A" grade carcass grading: Selects "A" grade1935.. .

650,180 40,0431936.. .

805,987 154,7761937.. .

714,847 312,0874. Exports of Wiltshire sides, hams am other cuts to Great Britain: Hams Other cuts Total bacon 24.254,274 17,945,337 121,325,61637,109,089 30,201,510 160.955,11241,726,249 35,946,097 192,757,163

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION-RADIO LICENCES
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QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN

SC

Mr. ELLIOTT (Kindersley):

Social Credit

1. What are the total foreign investments in Canada?

2. What are Canada's total payments to

foreign investors in: (a) interest; (b) dividends ?

3. What portion of Canada's balance of trade went to pay foreign credits?

4. Is there any control over foreign investments in Canada for: (a) purposes of restriction, and (b) control of exchange operations?

5. Through what agencies is exchange operated (explaining the operations) ?

6. Are there any preferential exchange rates to certain importing countries, or is preference given solely by tariffs?

7. How do tariffs, quotas and restrictions effect and/or interfere with purely local trade?

8. Has Canada liquidated any of its foreign indebtedness during the last year or two? If so, how much? Has it increased, and, if so, how much?

9. What is the controlling factor, making necessary, the floating of foreign loans?

10. On whose authority was the last London loan floated?

11. Was it not possible to borrow this money in Canada for the purpose intended?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   QUESTION PASSED AS ORDER FOR RETURN
Sub-subtopic:   FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN CANADA-EXCHANGE OPERATION S-FOREIGN INDEBTEDNESS
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MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Transport)

Liberal

1. 1.048,232.

2. $1,925,014.61.

3. From 1st April, 1937, to date-$1,870,000 (plus S110,000 credited in May, 1937, in respect of the year 1936-37)

[Mr. Euler.)

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   CEYLON, SASK.-POST OFFICE BUILDING
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CCF

Thomas Clement (Tommy) Douglas

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. DOUGLAS (Weybum):

For a copy of all correspondence, letters, telegrams and other documents exchanged between the Post Office Department and any other person or persons from 1935 to date, concerning the proposed rental of the Bank of Montreal building in Ceylon, Saskatchewan, with a view to using the same as a post office.

Unemployment Relief-Federal Responsibility

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MOTIONS FOR PAPERS
Sub-subtopic:   CEYLON, SASK.-POST OFFICE BUILDING
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REGINA-COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS

March 2, 1938